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2014 Spring Festival - Grand Shield

Saturday, April 26, 2014

The Opera House, Winter Gardens, Blackpool

Test piece:
On Alderley Edge, Professor Peter Graham

Derek Broadbent & David Read MBE

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1 Flowers Paul Holland 7 -
2 Hammonds Saltaire Morgan Griffiths 11-
3Whitburn Ian Porthouse 17 -
4 Reg Vardy Stephen Roberts 4 -
5 Tongwynlais Temperance Jeremy Wise 18 -
6 Rothwell Temperance David Roberts 19 -
7 Marsden Silver Prize Glyn Williams 12 -
8 East Yorkshire Motor Services Alan Morrison 14 -
9 Thoresby Colliery Brian Grant 13 -
10 Woodfalls Dr Nicholas Childs 2 -
11 Northop Silver Thomas Wyss 1 -
12 Burry Port Nigel Seaman 8 -
13 Aldbourne David Johnson 5 -
14 Pemberton Old Wigan DW Stig Mærsk 10 -
15 Unite the Union (City of Sheffield) David Hirst 15 -
16 Redbridge Alan Duguid 9 -
17 Newstead Brass Duncan Beckley 6 -
18 Yorkshire Imperial Urquhart Travel Mark Bentham 3 -
19 Jaguar Land Rover Dave Lea 16 -
w Co-operative Funeralcare Band North West Jef Sparkes - -

Flowers & Hammonds Saltaire promoted to British Open
Co-operative Funeralcare, Jaguar Land Rover, Newstead Brass, Yorkshire Imperial Urquhart Travel relegated to Senior Cup

Best Instrumentalist: Andrew Smith, Cornet, Flowers

First Prize: £800 and Grand Shield
Second Prize: £600
Third Prize: £400
Fourth Prize: £300  

St Pinnock Brass Band - Rock Choir Cornwall

Sunday 26 May • Sterts Theatre, . Sterts, . Liskeard, . PL14 5AZ PL14 5AZ

Contest: All England International Masters

Sunday 26 May • The Lighthouse Theatre, Kettering Conference Centre, Thurston Drive NN15 6PB

Lewes, Glynde and Beddingham Brass Band - Eastbourne Bandstand - 1812 concert

Wednesday 29 May • Bandstand, Grand Parade, Eastbourne BN21 3AD

Black Dyke Band - George Lawton Hall, Mossley

Thursday 30 May • George Lawton Hall, Stamford St, Mossley, Ashton-under-Lyne OL5 0HR

Clifton International Festival of Music - Let Trumpets Sound - Crispian Steele-Perkins

Saturday 1 June • Clifton Cathedral, Clifton Park, Bristol BS8 3BX BS8 3BX

Bollington Brass Band

May 25 • Bollington Brass Band require a Kit and a tutti cornet player to complete our line up. We will be playing at the 2nd section National Finals this September before promotion to the North West 1st section..

Dobcross Silver Band

May 25 • Dobcross Silver Band are looking for a B FLAT BASS player for Whit Friday.. Come and join a Saddleworth band, playing the Saddleworth circuit, including our very own Dobcross contest.. . A great chance to come and enjoy an unforgettable experience!

Stannington Brass Band

May 25 • A rare opportunity has arisen to join one of Sheffield's leading bands with a vacancy for an EEb TUBA PLAYER to complete our bass section. We have a good band room atmosphere and a calendar of interesting concerts and contests.

Mike Sheppard

B.A. (Hons) Music
Composer, conductor, teacher, author